WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up more than 212,000

(Reuters) - The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours. The biggest increases were from the United States, Brazil and India, according to a daily report https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports.

Reuters July 05, 2020 00:14:30 IST
WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up more than 212,000

WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases up more than 212000

(Reuters) - The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours.

The biggest increases were from the United States, Brazil and India, according to a daily report https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports. The previous WHO record for new cases was 189,077 on June 28. Deaths remained steady at about 5,000 a day.

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

(Writing by Lisa Shumaker)

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